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State homeowners assistance program surpasses $39M statewide

MADISON — More than 5,400 Wisconsin homeowners have received assistance from the Wisconsin Help for Homeowners (WHH) program, surpassing $39 million in mortgage, utility, and property tax payments statewide. This is a federally-funded program that provides up to $40,000 in financial assistance for homeowners. By doing so, the aid helps prevent foreclosure due to pandemic-related […]

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Homeowners program delivers $350k in local tax aid

RACINE COUNTY — County residents have received more than $350,000 in property tax assistance from Wisconsin Help for Homeowners, a program that distributes financial assistance from the federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). The program, announced in March of this year, is administered locally by the Racine Kenosha Community Action Agency. “COVID-19 has financially impacted […]

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Governor Announces $10 Million In Tourism Grants

WISCONSIN – Gov. Tony Evers on Tuesday announced that $10 million in federal America Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds will be used to provide grants to local governments and tourism-entity nonprofits for tourism-related investment projects. Grants of up to $3.5 million will be awarded to regional entities through a competitive application process to eligible infrastructure […]

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Gov. Evers Announces Application Dates for $420 Million in Wisconsin Tomorrow Small Business Recovery Grants

MADISON — Applications for up to $420 million in new Wisconsin Tomorrow Small Business Recovery Grants for small businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic will open at 8 a.m. Monday, May 24 through 4:30 p.m. Monday, June 7, Governor Tony Evers announced today. The Wisconsin Tomorrow Small Business Recovery Grants program is a collaboration between […]

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Gov. Evers Announces $420 Million in Wisconsin Tomorrow Small Business Recovery Grants

On Tuesday, Gov. Tony Evers announced the state will award up to $420 million to small businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic through the new Wisconsin Tomorrow Small Business Recovery Grant program, a collaboration between the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) and the Department of Revenue (DOR). The effort, funded by the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA), has the potential to help approximately 84,000 Wisconsin small businesses that have an […]